Cracking the koala's genetic code
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The Institute for Applied Ecology undertakes world class research to improve our understanding of the environment, and enhance decision-making for natural resource management and sustainable development.
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Koalas could be less at risk of extinction after a team of scientists, including two from the University of Canberra, successfully completed the full sequencing of the animal’s genome
Researchers at the University of Canberra are concerned wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park could wipe out a critically endangered species of fish
Stronger biosecurity measures can reduce the spread of invasive plant pathogens despite a rise in global trade and travel, according to a new international study led by University of Canberra researcher
A University of Canberra researcher participated in a global research project that analysed plant litter in seasonal streams and found the world’s river systems could be releasing much higher levels of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than previously thought